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Dirk Nowitzki did not get many of the shots he and his Mavericks teammates wanted during a 90-85 win over the Celtics last night. In fact, Nowitzki did not get many shots, period.
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Come on, Dirk. You know better than that. When you are one of the world’s most famous and beloved athletes, you can’t be eating meat on television. Only barbarians do that. The commercial you see above that features reigning NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki recently caused an outrage among the vegetarian community.
According to a translation of a German newspaper article...
To call it a circus shot, is by no means a loose term; if you would have seen the shot that Dirk Nowitzki made with only 5.1 seconds left in the game to give the Dallas Mavericks their 6th win of the season, you would have called it a circus shot as well. Not only that it made the #1 spot on the highlight reel on NBAtv, that’s the kind of shot it was.
Both teams were ready for...
Buy Low: Dirk Nowitzki has averaged 12.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, a steal, 0.8 blocks and 1.8 turnovers in his last four games. He has also failed to hit a single three-pointer during this stretch. Digging a bit deeper, you’ll see that two of those games were blowout victories, while one was a blowout [...]
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points, and the Dallas Mavericks reached the .500 mark by routing the Detroit Pistons 100-86 on Tuesday night.
The defending champion Mavericks (5-5) started their NBA title defense slowly, losing four of their first five games, but they've bounced back. Tuesday's win was their first on the road. Shawn Marion scored 14...
Dirk Nowitzki told the media that he didn’t even see his twisting, clutch layup drop into the hoop last night in Boston. From the Star-Telegram: “On the play, Nowitzki tossed the ball high in the air after he was mauled by Brandon Bass, and the ball somehow made its way through the basket. The bucket and subsequent free throw by Nowitzki snapped an 85-all tie and put the Mavs...
Dirk Nowitzki reached 23,000 career points with the first of two free throws in the second quarter of Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, becoming the 23rd player in NBA history to reach the milestone.
Sometimes in the fourth quarter tonight in the Mavs' game against the Celtics, Dirk Nowitzki will become the 23rd player in NBA history to score at least 23,000 points in a regular season game.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 16 points, driving past Kevin Garnett for the go-ahead layup with 5.1 seconds left and leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 90-85 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Dallas led most of the game, but Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer - just his second basket of the night - to tie it at 85 with 25 seconds to play. Former Celtic Delonte West dribbled the...
You can add whiffle ball to the list of sports that Dirk Nowitzki dominates, just ask Derek Holland from the Texas Rangers.
In this Dallas Mavericks media day clip, Derek Holland challenges the world champion big man to a friendly game of whiffle ball (see the 2:50 mark in the video). After striking out the MLB pitcher, Dirk steps up to the plate and belts a home run off the left...
Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points, and the Dallas Mavericks reached the .500 mark by routing the Detroit Pistons 100-86 on Tuesday night.
8 a.m.: Plan on partying like it's 1999 at the TD Garden on Wednesday night. The defending champion Dallas Mavericks visit the Celtics in a game that will feature two of the oldest teams in the NBA. Seven of the 10 players expected to start were in the NBA before Y2K; Rajon Rondo, Brendan Haywood and Delonte West are the exceptions. Join us for updates and analysis as we creak...
Dallas climbs back above .500 with victory in Boston.
The Bucks (4-6) head to Dallas (6-5) in search of their first road win of the season. The Mavericks, last year's NBA Champions, are led by Dirk Nowitzki who is averaging 18.6 points per game. Tune in to FS Wisconsin and WTMJ Radio 620 at 7:30 tonight and catch the action!
Say what you will about Dirk’s goofy appearance, his dramatic reading skills are second to none. Watch Dirk read some lyrics from the Britney Spears song “Oops I Did It Again” after the jump.